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Actors Required for Short Student Drama Film

Actors Required for Short Student Drama Film

London, UK
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The Snail & The Tortoise is a short film that follows 42 year old Frank recovering addict as he leaves rehab to visit his family; his once close bond with his favourite nephew is jeopardised by his struggle to reveal the truth about his past.

We are looking for actors with great skill and sensitivity, to be able to portray a very delicate subject. We are looking for a teenage boy to play the son character, a younger boy to play his brother along with an actor to play the uncle and protagonist, Frank.

The owner of this listing has agreed to abide by local 'working with children' regulations. All minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

17th-26th February 2021

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity - Student

Expenses paid - Travel and food

Collaborations should create mutual benefit and are usually amateur, student or 'Time for Print' projects.

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MAIN ROLE 16 Year Old boy of Ghanaian Descent. Kobby is headstrong and confident. His reaction to his uncle's arrival is less than welcoming, as he struggles to confront his feelings of disappointment, anger and abandonment, which he channels into his passion for boxing.

Male, aged 18 to 25

  • Ethnicity: Black / African descent

Applications closed 4 March 2021.


Frank has a history of addiction and has been undergoing treatment in Rehab for several months before visiting his family. He used to be sporty and confident but he is now calmer. He has no wife or children of his own. He had to learn to be content on his own but the thing he desires the most is to be with his family.

Male, aged 40 to 57

  • Ethnicity: Black / African descent

Applications closed 4 March 2021.


Jerry is a happy-go-lucky 9 year old, he looks up to Kobby and wants to be just like him. They bond through Jerry's desire to box like his brother. He is welcoming and loving when his uncle Frank arrives, without question of where he has been in the last few years.

Male, aged 8 to 12

Applications closed 4 March 2021.

Previous audition:
Male Children's Entertainers

Next audition:
Casting Assistant Director for Various 2021 Projects

Listing created: 1 February 2021
Applications closed: 4 March 2021
Casting #1108342
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